Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Testing over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Functional Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 81 99
Rank change year-on-year -7 +18 +2
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 8 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.57% 0.26% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.32% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 9
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £304 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.06% +11.11% +9.09%
10th Percentile £244 £388 £256
90th Percentile £426 £413 £392
East of England median daily rate £400 £325 £360
% change year-on-year +23.08% -9.72% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £28.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £30.50 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.93% - -

Functional Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1175 928 1266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 83.39% 81.76% 79.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 447 755
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
10th Percentile £233 £216 £263
90th Percentile £542 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 87 85
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +120.59% -38.18%
10th Percentile £12.18 £13.65 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £50.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.46% +25.90% +3.65%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Cambridgeshire

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Functional Testing in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Testing in Cambridgeshire

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Testing in Cambridgeshire

Functional Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Functional Testing in Cambridgeshire

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 3 £290 -
Cambridge -7 2 £408 +1.88%
Functional Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 6 (75.00%) JIRA
3 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) BDD
3 6 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) JMeter
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 5 (62.50%) ATDD
4 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
4 5 (62.50%) Confluence
4 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (50.00%) SDET
5 4 (50.00%) Component Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (50.00%) System Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Kanban
5 4 (50.00%) Atlassian
5 4 (50.00%) Open Source
5 4 (50.00%) JBehave
5 4 (50.00%) RESTful
5 4 (50.00%) Gherkin

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) Confluence
2 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) JMeter
2 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
2 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
3 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (50.00%) JBehave
3 4 (50.00%) JUnit
3 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 4 (50.00%) NUnit
4 3 (37.50%) FitNesse
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Robot Framework
4 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 4 (50.00%) RESTful
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 6 (75.00%) BDD
3 6 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (62.50%) ATDD
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (50.00%) Component Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) Kanban
5 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Open Source
5 4 (50.00%) SDET
5 4 (50.00%) System Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (37.50%) SDLC
7 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Atlassian